Spring Rains Rally Our Ranch Hopes, But Is It Too Little Too Late?

Radke, Amanda
May 2013
Beef Expert Blog;5/28/2013, p1
Blog Entry
The article presents June as a good month for grazing and haying although there is possibility that the drought in 2012 may still continue in 2013. The "Tri-State Neighbor" reported that grasslands in most part of South Dakota are already experiencing drought in 2013 with ranchers in Butte, Meade and other counties being plagued by a shortage of surface water for livestock. The "U.S. Drought Monitor" report noted that all of South Dakota was at least abnormally dry.


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